I am not sure, but I think this section was a storehouse; it has two ramps that connect the rail yard outside and the blacksmith shop. On all of the historic doors that face that part of the yard, signs caution workers to look out for cars…
This section retains water and is mostly shaded, so moss has found a way to live in the concrete.
While squatting in the power plant a very powerful storm moved over unforgettable, throwing blasts of lightning across the countryside. The plant got a direct hit, in fact, and the sound of the boom reverberating through the turbine hall is something unforgettable.
A closeup of one of the winding machines that found itself under a leaky section of roof.
The front door to the auditorium.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.
These stairs lead to the balcony.
A walk-up service window on the side of an administration building of some sort. I have a feeling the buildings were color coded.
Above my head while taking this picture was the seal of the Department of the Interior.